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Memorandum of Political Alternative, an updated version of 1.03.2019

Memorandum of Political Alternative

YABLOKO's Ten Key Programme Issues


YABLOKO's Political Platform Adopted by the 15th Congress, June 21, 2008

The 18th Congress of YABLOKO

RUSSIA DEMANDS CHANGES! Electoral Program for 2011 Parliamentary Elections.

Key resolutions by the Congress:

On Stalinism and Bolshevism
Resolution. December 21, 2009

On Anti-Ecological Policies of Russia’s Authorities. Resolution of the 15th congress of the YABLOKO party No 253, December 24, 2009

On the Situation in the Northern Caucasus. Resolution of the 15th congress of the YABLOKO party No 252, December 24, 2009


YABLOKO’s Political Committee: Russian state acts like an irresponsible business corporation conducting anti-environmental policies


Overcoming bolshevism and stalinism as a key factor for Russia¦µ™s transformation in the 21st century


On Russia's Foreign Policies. Political Committee of hte YABLOKO party. Statement, June 26, 2009


On Iran’s Nuclear Problem Resolution by the Political Committee of the YABLOKO party. October 6, 2009


Anti-Crisis Proposals (Housing-Roads-Land) of the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO. Handed to President Medvedev by Sergei Mitrokhin on June 11, 2009

Brief Outline of Sergei Mitrokhin’s Report at the State Council meeting. January 22, 2010


Assessment of Russia’s Present Political System and the Principles of Its Development. Brief note for the State Council meeting (January 22, 2010) by Dr.Grigory Yavlinsky, member of YABLOKO’s Political Committee. January 22, 2010


Address of the YABLOKO party to President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. Political Committee of the YABLOKO party. October 9, 2009


The 17th Congress of YABLOKO




The 16th Congress of Yabloko

Photo by Sergei Loktionov

The 12th congress of Yabloko

The 11th congress of Yabloko

The 10th congress of Yabloko

Moscow Yabloko
Yabloko for Students
St. Petersburg Yabloko
Khabarovsk Yabloko
Irkutsk Yabloko
Kaliningrad Yabloko(eng)
Novosibirsk Yabloko
Rostov Yabloko
Yekaterinburg Yabloko
(Sverdlovsk Region)

Krasnoyarsk Yabloko
Ulyanovsk Yabloko
Tomsk Yabloko
Tver Yabloko(eng)
Penza Yabloko
Stavropol Yabloko

Action of Support





Programme by candidate for the post of Russian President Grigory Yavlinsky. Brief Overview

My Truth

Grigory Yavlinsky at Forum 2000, Prague, 2014

YABLOKO-ALDE conference 2014

Grigory Yavlinsky : “If you show the white feather, you will get fascism”

Grigory Yavlinsky: a coup is started by idealists and controlled by rascals

The Road to Good Governance

Risks of Transitions. The Russian Experience

Grigory Yavlinsky on the Russian coup of August 1991

A Male’s Face of Russia’s Politics

Black Sea Palaces of the New Russian Nomenklatura


The Hidden Cause of the Great Recession (And How to Avert the Nest One)

by Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky

On the results of the Conference “Migration: International Experience and Russia’s Problems” conducted by the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (the ALDE party)

Moscow, April 6, 2013

International Conference "Youth under Threat of Extremism and Xenophobia. A Liberal Response"
conducted jointly by ELDR and YABLOKO. Moscow, April 21, 2012. Speeches, videos, presentations

What does the opposition want: to win or die heroically?
Moskovsky Komsomolets web-site, July 11, 2012. Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky by Yulia Kalinina.

Building a Liberal Europe - the ALDE Project

By Sir Graham Watson

Lies and legitimacy
The founder of the Yabloko Party analyses the political situation. Article by Grigory Yavlinsky on radio Svoboda. April 6, 2011

Algorithms for Opposing Gender Discrimination: the International and the Russian Experience

YABLOKO and ELDR joint conference

Moscow, March 12, 2011

Reform or Revolution

by Vladimir Kara-Murza

Is Modernisation in Russia Possible? Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky and Boris Titov by Yury Pronko, "The Real Time" programme, Radio Finam, May 12, 2010

Grigory Yavlinsky's interview to Vladimir Pozner. The First Channel, programme "Pozner", April 20, 2010 (video and transcript)

Overcoming the Totalitarian Past: Foreign Experience and Russian Problems by Galina Mikhaleva. Research Centre for the East European Studies, Bremen, February 2010.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Vote for the people you know, people you can turn for help. Grigory Yavlinsky’s interview to the Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper, October 8, 2009

Grigory Yavlinsky: no discords in the tandem. Grigory Yavlinsky’s interview to the Radio Liberty
September 22, 2009

A Credit for Half a Century. Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky by Natalia Bekhtereva, Radio Russia, June 15, 2009

Sergei Mitrokhin's Speech at the meeting with US Preseident Barack Obama. Key Notes, Moscow, July 7, 2009

Mitrokhin proposed a visa-free regime between Russia and EU at the European liberal leaders meeting
June 18, 2009

by Grigory Yavlinsky

European Union chooses Grigory Yavlinsky!
Your vote counts!

Reforms that corrupted Russia
By Grigory Yavlinsky, Financial Times (UK), September 3, 2003

Grigory Yavlinsky: "It is impossible to create a real opposition in Russia today."
Moskovsky Komsomolets, September 2, 2003

Alexei Arbatov: What Should We Do About Chechnya?
Interview with Alexei Arbatov by Mikhail Falaleev
Komsomolskaya Pravda, November 9, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky: Our State Does Not Need People
Novaya Gazeta,
No. 54, July 29, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky: The Door to Europe is in Washington
Obschaya Gazeta, May 16, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky's speech.
March 11, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky's Lecture at the Nobel Institute
Oslo, May 30, 2000



Yabloko: Liberals in Russia

By Alexander Shishlov, July 6, 2009

Position on Some Important Strategic Issues of Russian-American Relations

Moscow, July 7, 2009

The Embrace of Stalinism

By Arseny Roginsky, 16 December 2008

Nuclear Umbrellas and the Need for Understanding: IC Interview With Ambassador Lukin
September 25, 1997

Would the West’s Billions Pay Off?
Los Angeles Times
By Grigory Yavlinsky and Graham Allison
June 3, 1991

Archive for 'Environmental Policies'

The construction of a tourist centre on the shores of Lake Onega in Karelia was stopped due to the efforts of Yabloko deputies and local residents

Press Release, 12.07.2024 Photo from social media The Karelian Interdistrict Environmental Public Prosecutor’s Office established that a plot of pine forest on the shore of Lake Onega with an area of over 6 hectares was transferred into private hands illegally. Forest lands, which include centuries-old pine forests, can be exclusively federal property. The public prosecutor […]

Yabloko helped an environmental activist from Karelia win a defamation case against a developer on the shores of Lake Onega.

Press Release, 7.06.2024 Photo from social media On 5 June, the Arbitration Court of Karelia refused to satisfy businessman Vyacheslav Gorbachev’s claim for the protection of honour, dignity and business reputation against Yekaterina Rayevskaya from the Vepsian village of Sheltozero, who opposed the cutting down of a pine forest on the shore of Lake Onega […]

“The aggressive foreign policy, repressive domestic policies and a dead-end economic policies will go on.”

Yabloko leaders about the new Russian government Press Release, 17.05.2024 Photo: Vladimir Putin and members of the government during their working trip to China / Photo by Dmitry Azarov, Kommersant This week the State Duma approved the new Russian government. The previous cabinet of ministers automatically resigned after the inauguration of President Vladimir Putin on […]

The Novosibirsk Yabloko is against the killing of stray dogs

Statement by the regional party branch, 6.05.2024 The regional branch of the Yabloko party, on the basis of moral principles and principles of humanity, opposes the killing of captured stray dogs as a way to solve the problem of animals without owners. In April, a survey was conducted on the government services portal “On the […]

Yabloko stands for reduction of nuclear risks in Russia and in the world!

The 26 of April is Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Chernobyl Tragedy and Other Radiation Disasters Statement by the Yabloko party, 26.04.2024 Photo by Due to the explosion of the RBMK-1000 reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant 38 years ago, hundreds of thousands of square kilometers of the former Soviet […]

Yabloko to hold an all-Russian conference on nuclear risks on the 38th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster

Press Release, 19.04.2024 Photo from On 24 April, Yabloko will hold an all-Russian conference “Nuclear Technologies and Nuclear Risks in the Modern World”. The event will take place online via Zoom.

Yabloko will hold a federal environmental peacekeeping campaign “The Peace Bell on Earth Day”

Press Release, 19.04.2024 On 22 April, Earth Day is celebrated around the world. Its goal is to draw attention to environmental and nature issues. Yabloko in Moscow and the Russian regions will hold environmental and peacekeeping actions dedicated to the International Earth Day: party activists will plant trees during the week, hold community cleanups, and […]

On Earth Day, the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko invites all to an open discussion and adoption of the Eco-Manifesto for the city of Chelyabinsk

Press Release, 18.04.2024 On April 22, an open discussion of the Eco-Manifesto for Chelyabinsk will be held at the office of the Chelyabinsk regional branch of the Yabloko party. The event starts at 18:30. Everyone is invited to participate in the discussion. Eco-Mnifesto represents a comprehensive programme of concrete actions to solve environmental problems in […]

The Moscow City Duma once again opposed Sergei Mitrokhin’s proposal to protect the rights of citizens during the development of Moscow

Press Release, 17.04.2024 Photo: Sergei Mitrokhin at a meeting with Muscovites / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 17 April, the majority of deputies of the Moscow City Duma ignored Sergei Mitrokhin’s draft appeal to the Moscow Mayor. Mitrokhin demands that Mayor must return to Muscovites their right to get information about construction projects […]

“Stop killing”. Nikolai Rybakov about the decision of the Astrakhan authorities to euthanise stray dogs

Nikolai Rybakov’s Telegram channel, 28.03.2024 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov in the animal shelter “Thank You for Life” in Ryazan Today I sent a gift to the Governor of the Astrakhan region Igor Babushkin – the book “White Bim Black Ear” [about a tragic fate of dog whose master died]. The Governor reported from time to time […]

Yabloko’s deputy of a rural settlement in the Ryazan region Konstantin Smirnov to the governor: I ask you to order the liquidation of the illegal landfill in Dubrovichi

Press Release, 27.03.2024 Photo: The landfill in Dubrovichi / Photo by Konstantin Smirnov Konstantin Smirnov, a deputy of the Dubrovichi rural settlement from the Yabloko party and Editor-in-Chief of the Internet web-site Vidsboku, sent an appeal to Governor of the Ryazan Region Pavel Malkov regarding liquidation of an illegal landfill on the territory of the […]

A manifestation of a lulling policy and collective escapism from reality for the entire country.” Yabloko leaders comment on the President Putin’s address to the Federal Assembly.

Press Release, 29.02.2024 Photo by Dmitry Azarov, Kommersant Yabloko leaders comment on the President Putin’s address to the Federal Assembly Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov notes that all the main things form Vladimir Putin’s address, have been already promised to some extent, however, “the things are still there”. “We will protect nature reserves, – but, in […]

The Tomsk City Duma supported Yabloko with a majority of votes: Yevgeny Kaverzin maintains his mandate

Press Release 6.02.2024 Photo: Yevgeny Kaverzin / Photo from social media Today, on 6 February, the Tomsk City Duma discussed at a closed meeting depriving Yevgeny Kaverzin, a deputy from Yabloko and a technologist at the Clean City waste recycling company, of his mandate. Such a measure against Kaverzin was proposed by the executive authorities.

A deputy from Yabloko in Tomsk may be deprived of his mandate for confrontation with a garbage collection operator

Press Release, 5.02.2024 Photo: Yevgeny Kaverzin / Photo from social media Yevgeny Kaverzin, a deputy from Yabloko in the Tomsk City Duma, may be deprived of his mandate. The formal reason is some inaccuracies in his income declarations for 2020 and 2021, but the real reason for deprivation of his mandate is his protection of […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko again defends in court the city forest from developers

Press Release, 1.02.2024 Photo: The Chelyabinsk City Forest / Photo by Alexander Sapozhnikov, Wikimedia The Sovetsky District Court of Chelyabinsk began considering the claim of the regional branch of the Yabloko party against the administration of Chelyabinsk. Yabloko is represented in court by Andrei Talevlin, environmentalist, Deputy Chairman of the Chelyabinsk Yabloko and member of […]

The court declared illegal the “raider takeover” of the St. Petersburg branch of the All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Heritage. Yabloko lawyers represented the interests of society in court

Press Release, 15.01.2024 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky (centre) / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The Oktyabrsky District Court of St. Petersburg declared illegal the “raider takeover” of the regional branch of VOOPIiK (All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Heritage). The court challenging the legality of the “conference”, which “elected” the current management […]

Nikolai Rybakov called on the Public Prosecutor General to check the legality of the planned construction of a highway through the Losiny Ostrov national park

Press Release, 11.01.2024 Photo: The office of the Public Prosecutor General of the RF / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov sent a corresponding appeal to Igor Krasnov, Public Prosecutor General of Russia. The Yabloko leader called for a check of the plan for the reconstruction of the highway for its […]

The Public Prosecutor’s Office of Udmurtia, together with the Yabloko branch in Udmurtia, is challenging the permission given by the Izhevsk Mayor’s Office to developers for construction works near the Orlovka River as violating sanitary and safety norms

Press Release, 27.11.2023 Photo: A tent camp of civil activists opposing the construction of a road across the river / Photo by the regional branch of Yabloko The Public Prosecutor’s Office of Udmurtia joined in challenging the decision of the Izhevsk Mayor’s Office on the construction of a bridge across the Orlovka River. The supervisory […]

The Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture by Nikolai Rybakov on modern environmental trends

Press Release, 17.11.2023 On 16 November, the Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture “Ecology of Russian Regions: Trends of the 2020s” by Nikolai Rybakov, an environmentalist, human rights activist, and Chairman of the Yabloko party.

St. Petersburg Yabloko is preparing a request to the Constitutional Court to review federal legislation on renovation

Press Release, 15.11.2023 Photo: A five-storey house in St. Petersburg that will be pulled down due to renovation / Photo by the regional branch of Yabloko The Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg is preparing an inquiry on behalf of the city parliament to the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation so […]